Quote by: Allen Tate

At twelve I was determined to shoot only For honor; at twenty not to shoot at all; I know at thirty-three that one must shoot As often as one gets the rare chance - In killing there is more than commentary.

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Author Bio

  • NameAllen Tate
  • DescriptionAmerican poet, essayist and social commentator
  • BornNovember 19, 1899
  • DiedFebruary 9, 1979
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Author
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Rome Prize; Bollingen Prize